Ranipet is situated on the Northern Bank of the Palar river just opposite to Arcot and lies on the Chennai – Bangalore road (via Chittoor).
Ranipet is located about 110 km from Chennai and is better known for it's leather industry, churning out world class leather goods, garments, shoes and shoe uppers.
The Hi-Way Resort is strategically located between Chennai and Bangalore and is a good base to visit places of interest in and around the vicinity, such as Vellore Fort, temples and picturesque towns.
Summer is from April until June. The days are hotter with the average maximum temperature going as high as 37-40°C. Nights are relatively cooler with a sudden drop in temperature in the evening, due to the sea breeze. The relative humidity remains in the range of 40-50%.